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Artist Steve Hudson’s Better Angels exhibit coming to Giertz Gallery

Hudson is known for creating a “sometimes beautiful but always melancholy portrait of human vulnerability in the epic tradition of oil painting,” which “foreshadows our current environmental annihilation,” and offers “stories of survival and transcendence amongst the familiar debris of our time.” Within a “space of an unspecified cataclysm, he creates a time of twilight that is far removed from the clutter and pace of our existence.” 

Better Angels
February 14th-March 29th
Giertz Gallery at Parkland College
2400 W Bradley, Champaign
Reception: February, 17th, 5:30-7:309 p.m.
Artist lecture by Steven Hudson, March 2nd, 2:30 on Zoom
Check back for the Zoom link on the Giertz Gallery website

Top image (cropped) Steven Hudson, Hotspot, 2022. Oil and mixed media on canvas. © Steven Hudson. Image from the Giertz Gallery website. 

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